Service of Remembrance for Sickle Cell Patients

September 17, 2004

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center’s Sickle Cell Center of Excellence is sponsoring a service of remembrance for sickle cell patients who have died during the past five years, Tuesday, Sept. 21, at 6 p.m. in Davis Memorial Chapel. The public is invited to attend.

Chaplain Calvin Runnels, chaplain supervisor at Wake Forest Baptist, will lead the service. For information, call Stephany Coakley, (336) 716-7045.


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About Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center: Wake Forest Baptist is an academic health system comprised of North Carolina Baptist Hospital and Wake Forest University Health Sciences, which operates the university’s School of Medicine. The system comprises 1,282 acute care, psychiatric, rehabilitation and long-term care beds and is consistently ranked as one of “America’s Best Hospitals” by U.S. News & World Report.

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